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Tainted Drugs connected to death of 11 IN residentsBy Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 27, 2016The Indiana Court of Appeals held, on November 7, 2016 that clinics that dispensed a tainted steroid must face suit in connection with the death of 11 Indiana residents in 2012.Over 100 Self-Reported Medical Errors in Indiana Hospitals in 2014By Jack H. FarnbauchNovember 27, 2016There were over 100 Self-Reported Medical Errors in Indiana Hospitals in 2014, which is trending upwards.IN's Medical Board Website Ranked 2nd to LastBy Jack H. FanbauchNovember 26, 2016 Unfortunately, the Indiana Medical Licensing Board's website ranks 2nd to last in the United States. According to Consumer Reports, the Indiana Medical Licensing Board's website makes it very difficult for consumers to find out whether a physician has a track record of disciplinary actions or a history of committing malpractice.Collateral Sources of Payment for InjuriesAugust 30, 2016For many years, Indiana case law has stipulated that defense counsel can introduce collateral sources of governmental payments...Dangers of Codeine Prescriptions for ChildrenAugust 30, 2016The drug codeine is a pain reducer and cough suppressant. It is a narcotic but most patients do not question the prescription of the drug if it is used as intended. However, parents should be cautious of the drug’s effects on children.Patient Advocate Groups Want the Ability for Patients to Record SurgeriesJanuary 11, 2016A Wisconsin state congressman, inspired by a man who lost his sister after a botched surgery, introduced a bill last spring that would require hospitals to offer patients the option of recording surgeries. The National Medical Malpractice Advocacy Association is trying to get a similar measure introduced in Indiana, according...Being Informed of Dangerous Medical Products and DevicesJanuary 9, 2016Making decisions about personal medical procedures is never easy. We rely on medical professionals and product manufacturers to ensure that medical devices are safe and effective. The majority of time the products are safe, helping millions of individuals each year improve their quality of life. Fort Wayne Medical Malpractice Lawyer of the YearFort Wayne Medical Malpractice Law - PLAINTIFFS "LAWYER OF THE YEAR" David Farnbacuh has been named the Best Lawyers' 2016 Fort Wayne Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year". Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as a...How to Catch Medical Billing Errors September 8, 2015One in 10 medical bills contains a claims error, according to a study conducted by the American Medical Association. Another study done by the Access Project, a Boston-based health care advocacy group, found billing errors occur in up to 80 percent of cases. While the actual frequency of billing errors...Non-Profit ‘Joint Commission’ to Improve Healthcare September 8, 2015An independent, not-for-profit organization, The Joint Commission accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States. Joint Commission accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards. According to their Mission Statement,...